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in san francisco, because so many of our technology companies have located their headquarters here in san francisco. [cheers and applause] and because they're located here, we can always ask them for a favor here and there and make sure no one is left out, because that is what we do in government. david chiu and i come from backgrounds where we do not want to leave anybody behind. we want everybody to enjoy the riches of technology. we want them to enjoy the economy in san francisco. that is why we're working so hard to make sure our central marketplace is welcoming of all these technology companies, making sure that we can work with other cities. i am very lucky to be part of the u.s. conference of mayors, and they allow me to represent san francisco as the innovative center for all the rest of the cities across the country. so we get to compare information and there. what these days i will get to talk to you while i am in washington, d.c., and you can hear what i am saying across there, so we can enjoy it -- wherever i go, you know i will be working and not fooling around. finally, we a
in national efficiency that has been brought about by technology and the new fuel efficiency standards that were enacted by the bush administration and were increased by the obama administration. the report is not political in any way shape or form. it endorses things that are supported by the right in some cases and that are supported by people on the left. you cannot just take the parts that you like. you have to take the holistic approach, to maximize u.s. production and to reduce consumption partly by diversifying our transportation sector away from petroleum. the last thing i will say is that petroleum use in transportation is the pivot point of this entire problem. 70% of our use of petroleum in this country is for transportation. transportation is fueled about 93% of the time by petroleum. if you want to reduce the united states' dependence on imported petroleum and the related geopolitical issues, particularly in an issue when rising demand is creating a potential conflict for these resources, then you have to recognize transportation has to be diversified away from petroleum o
likely to affect spending on weapons and technology programs as well as how the military provides for troops and their families. >>> two australian radio hosts are apologizing for a prank call that revealed confidential information about kate middleton. >> oh hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> after impersonating the queen and prince charles, they were connected to a nurse in middleton's ward. she revealed the duchess of cambridge had not experienced any morning sickness recently. the hospital says it is reviewing its phone protocol and is considering taking legal action against the radio station. >>> in the philippines, the death toll is climbing after a powerful typhoon lashed parts of the south pacific. this morning the number of deaths climbs to 350 and about 400 people are still missing. many of the dead and unaccounted for are from the southern parts of the nation. in one area, about 80 villagers and soldiers died if a flash flood that swamped two emergency shelters. a national weather service
november 22nd. the u.s. believes the rocket is a cover to test missile technology. >>> president obama is speaking out against ongoing unrest in egypt. he has called egyptian president mohamed morsi to express concern about recent protests that have resulted in numerous deaths and injuries, calling the violence unacceptable. president obama did welcome morsi's call for talks with opposition leaders. this comes after a violent week in cairo. on wednesday night, six were killed and nearly 700 injured in protest outside morsi's palace. >>> this morning d.c. mayor vincent gray will announce a new flood prevention for bloomingdale. this comes after flash floods swamped that neighborhood last summer. it would put storage tanks at the former mcmillan sand filtration plant, capable of holding 3 million gallons each. crews will also dig a six block tunnel under first street that could store 6 million gallons of storm water.king for ways to ease traffic and make road im. p -- improvements, and they want uncle sam to foot the bill. the government's shift to fort belvoir put a heavy burden on alre
that they have the capacity to be able to build and have the missile technology to be able to use it in ways of their choosing down the road. and this, as i said earlier, would be very destabilizing, i think, to not only the region, but to the international security environment. who's helping them in my assessment of their ability to be able to launch this missile? i think that they have progressively gained better technology over time, and they have progressively gained that through a number of methods over a number of years and decades. to the degree that they will be more successful than they were last time in such a short period of time and how that -- what they've done to correct it, i can't tell you how they assess that. we'll just have to -- should they choose to go ahead with it, we'll just have to see how it goes. >> -- moving into the region to monitor this? >> well, i won't go into the specifics of how we or our allies position ourselves to insure that we understand what's happening, but we do watch this very carefully, watch it very closely. of course, in my role as the pa-com co
some of that has to do with women holding professional jobs, but also because of new technology that gets the work done faster and frees up people's time. >> there you go. >>> well, an eighth grade girl cooked up a campaign to take on the maker of the easy bake oven. 13-year-old mckenna pope posted a video on she says her 4-year-old brother gavin loves to cook, but all the toys are marketed to girls. pope says this is not the message that hasbro should be sending to kids. >> why are women in the kitchen and guys working? that's basically what hasbro is saying. really, this company that i've grown to love so much, would resort to conforming to societal gender roles? like, i don't see why. >> pope hopes her appeal will convince hasbro to make a gender neutral oven in time for christmas. hasbro has not commented on the video. >> they've obviously redone it because it didn't look like that when i was a kid. they can redo it again, i guess. >> 13 years old. making a big case. >>> why today history will be made in maryland. >> plus, new information out there morning about
, the old cassette tape idea to using the latest in digital technology. we are excited about the transition because it makes it faster, cheaper, and more efficient to get good quality reading materials to people when they need it. the service is obviously designed for the government to be sure that people have equitable access to the materials. in the spirit of public libraries in this country, we have more public libraries than mcdonald's, we have a chance with a service like this to be sure everybody has a chance to be well informed citizens, which is obviously the most critical and being able to enjoy the rewards of a great novel and literature and being a part of the world a run them. host: our next segment deals with the jobless rate. joining us is rick newman. the numbers said 7.7% when it comes to the unemployment rate. can you tell us what leads to that number? guest: there are some people getting jobs, but as you mentioned a couple of minutes ago, i think the bigger factor is the labor force actually shrunk in november. fewer people were working or looking for work. the unemploymen
. and for those who are unfamiliar with the term "stem" it stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. the hard sciences that we have too few in terms of graduates from our colleges and universities. this bill passed in the house of representatives with 245 votes, and was originally sponsored by my friend and colleague, lamar smith of texas, and is very similar to a piece of legislation i myself have introduced earlier this year. the goal of this legislation is one that i think is -- enjoys broad bipartisan support, and that is to help the united states retain more of the highly skilled immigrants who come to study at our colleges and universities. in particular, this bill would make eligible for a green card those who graduate in the stem fields who get a master's degree or a ph.d. and so we would not add to the net number of green cards that would be eligible, there is 55,000 diversity lottery visa green cards that would be substituted for by these stem green cards. now, we all know that america's immigration system is broken, and, unfortunately, it's a self-inflicted wound in many
different from that and really on purpose because i think women have changed so much. technology has changed all around them. we really had to completely reinvent what it meant to have a flexible, stylish, lucrative, home-based business for today's woman. >> i mean, the comparison to mary kay in that it's done in your home. women that have individual parties. where they invite people to come in and buy. >> we have independent stylists that launch their own business, sharing the style of our jewelry. and not only do they do that at trunk shows which are pop-up shops in people's living room, but i think what's interesting how they do it, they do it through social and mobile, each stylist has their own website. because social media and technology has come so far, the business is completely different. and that means they can earn more than was ever possible before. >> gayle, i don't know anything about stella & dot, but i do know they're backed by sequoia capital. that's a smart venture capital firm. >> i think they really saw in stella & dot that we're three things, a people company first becau
the right care at the right place at the right time. like many organizations and industry, technology play such an important role in enabling us to have been. investing today in data analytics capabilities that identify care and support positions of patience and relevant information. one example [inaudible] -- to identify individuals before it occurs. in a month, identifies more than 407 numbers and produces over 800,000 workers. conversion rates for these interactions been a member got the message in the gap in care was closed. leading to higher quality at lower cost. our vision includes technology that enables practice management , practices that use different electronic health records to exchange information and talk to each other. this allows physicians to share patient information in real-time to further reduce the gap care. we also support health plan members with an array of service and programs designed for making health and addressing chronic position. for members to assessment -- [inaudible] dc-10 to the humana vitality, personalized portal that rewards the number for following a
that you would think of that has military connotations. but the same technology that you use to put a satellite into orbit is really the same kind of technology that you would use to build a long range nuclear missile. >> and the timing appears to have been some kind of surprise to u.s. officials. how worried is the pentagon right now after this launch? >> well, one official that i spoke with said it is a step up in north korea's cape ability. and this has been condemned all around from south korea and japan all the way up to the white house. but there are several still big stages to go through before the u.s. has to be seriously worried about north korea's ability to extend its range to the united states. they've got to work on heat sensors. because getting something up is one thing. but to get the weapon for re-enter the at loss fear and not burn up, that's quite another. they also have to work on accuracy issues. just shooting something out, again, one thing. having it hit your intended target, something much more difficult. >> still as you said, a big deal. we'll be talking to y
the philippines. a satellite is light weight compared to a one ton nuclear war head, but a lot of technology used to put a satellite in orbit is the same technology you can use to develop long range ballistic missiles. >> because that failed launch in april, what, it stayed in the air less than a minute or so, are they basically trying to do the same thing now that they failed to do then? >> there's a lot of speculation about that and a lot of experts think that this is a very quick turn around. that launch lasted, went so quickly, there was very little chance to learn much of anything from it. there's a possibility there was one failed part that the north koreans identified. some speculate that they timed their launches in accordance with certain events. in this case, we're coming up on the one year anniversary of the death of kim john-il, so that could be a motivator for this. but a lot of experts say because of the technology involved and the difficulty in getting the launches to succeed, trying to time them to specific historical events is usually not a good way to go about things, wolf. >> c
technology out and that's what i wanted to talk about today. l.e.d. lights, a little more expensive but you can string than three strands together and be more creative but you can look at battery operated lights to keep them safer. the idea is, if you're plugging things in, make sure it's safe. >> do they run as hot? >> they don't run as hot, they're more durable so should last you a longer period of time but again it all comes back to making sure you're inspecting things to make sure they're safe. >> it looks like the -- >> many of these are indoor and outdoor rated. some of the lights are not meant to be outdoors. same with extension cords. make sure they're rated to go outdoor, able to take the load you're looking for. ask people in the stores you go to to give you advice on what you should buy for your application. >> and as far as leaving your lights on. every year we do stories about christmas tree fires. is your best tip to protect yourself from your tree going up in flames? >> the big thing is to make sure you're putting fire retardant things on your tree and looking for -- if you h
road. this traffic report is brought to you by h.h. greg. they have the latest technology, smarter associates. you can always visit their website at h.h. back to you. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00. a study of tamoxifen may change the way doctors treat breast cancer. the story is just ahead in today's health watch. >>> cuff asked defenseless. a police officer puncheses a woman in -- punches a woman in custody. today, a shocking decision about the officer's future. >>> dr. phil's '57 chevy receives the ultimate treatment. >>> you'll definitely something on your arms if you go out this afternoon. bob is updating your first warning weather forecast. >>> it is sunny. 56 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> legendary jazz composer and musician, dave brubeck, has died. ♪ [ music ] ♪ brubeck's career spanned almost all american jazz since world war ii. he was the first modern jazz musician to be pictured on the cover of "time" magazine. he also helped to find
and to technology and to math and engineering. lynn woolsey worked to ensure kids had access at every education -- every education opportunity and a well-rounded curriculum to meet their social and emotional needs. american families have benefited from lynn woolsey's fierced a vow casey. harsh, spirited. that's our advocate, lynn. i will miss here contributions on the education committee for the years to come. she's fought tirelessly to protect the environment. most especially in the sonoma coast of san francisco bay and hopefully the president will follow her lead and designate further protections of our ocean and marine habitat in that area of our precious coast. i am very grateful for the members for the work they have done for america's middle class and the struggles -- those who struggle to join our middle class. the work they have done on behalf of their constituents and on behalf of the citizens of this country. they all came here to achieve accomplishments, to achieve success on behalf of their constituents, on behalf of this country, and they've succeeded. and i want to thank them so v
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had a technology team had his own people provide that service for the campaign. romney went out of house and hired a team. he paid them $67 millions. two companies tied today mitt romney's son, tag, bgl.l.c. and s. j.z l.l.c. his finance chair is spencer switch and his son of course tag have connections to those two companies. they they, they were paid $24 million for finance consulting. tag got $12 million out of the campaign, out of his daddy's campaign >> peter: for finance consulting. >> bill: finance consulting. so these guys were taking mid romney for a ride. >> peter: i am not a financial consultant but i can give you this advises don't pay 20 something million dollar for financial consulting. >> bill: especially, wait a minute. i kept coming back to it. this is mitt romney who has the high -- to hire a financial consultant. now, on their just regular staff salaries all right? 17 romney staffers made -- 17 made more money than obama's highest paid stamp. staffer. 1 walked out with 37 tleechl,$000. these guys only won from the time he
and they want to get more involved. what we also know is that technology is developing social media and all the rest that makes it easier for someone in boston or savannah, georgia, to have a bigger impact. what we're also seing is these issues are increasingly coming down to tough choices, tough choices that business leaders can help with. >> how do they characterize regulations? >> generally speaking, regulations rank high. you've got the large financial services companies who are concerned with dodd frank. you've also got smaller businesses concerned that big banks aren't lending. they have different views on service. host: a republican from missouri said, as washington debates the fiscal cliff on spending and taxes we should not forget the regulatory avalanche that awaits businesses in the new year. roughly 4,100 regulations are coming through the pipeline. not all regulations will affect small businesses, many will, however, and the compliance costs for small firms exceed that of their large competition by some 36%. guest: that -- it's difficult for a small business leader to come to t
that's how they transported information. we have leapt forward in technology since then. >> reporter: but o'neill has his own questions. >> why did a contractor have it? why wasn't it chained to his wrist with a handcuff and cases that the second he stood up think, i need to grab it. >> reporter: i put that to a secret service official who didn't answer directly but said protocols have been put in place to make sure this doesn't happen again. brian todd, cnn, washington. >>> one of the wofrld's newest pop stars now explaining himself for some old statements he made about u.s. soldiers. that's next. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. to practice math more? i love math! but two ipads means two data plans? that's crazy. maybe not. with at&t mobile share, adding an ipad is just $10 a month. but honestly, mom and dad's lo
down anyway. >> no. it's interesting for me, because technology is going to be a big driver. middle class will rise. by 2030 according to the report for the first time ever, most people in the world won't be poor. a majority of people will be out of poverty. seeing kind of a rising tide, but very big changes. >> for those of us in pa x americana, kind of a disturbing report. >> pressure on american middle class and western middle classes. technological advances means people in other parts of the world can do the work much less expensively. >>> negotiators have become very quiet on the fiscal cliff. odd for them. not much known specifically about what's happening behind closed doors. we want to get to steve israel. a democrat from new york. chair of the democratic congressional campaign committee. nice to have you with us again. i'm always worried when there is not a lot of noise out of washington, d.c. everything quiet. to the point where speaker and the president releasing press releases almost identical. is this good? the talks are moving in a positive turn? >> yeah, look, nothing
could mean big trouble for information technology and defense-related contracting firms that carry a lot of federal business. if spending on those firms gets cut, a lot of people could be out of a job. >> if you go make the kind of cuts that some are suggesting happen, then you're really hurting a lot of the small businesses and residents in fairfax county who rely on federal contracts for their livelihood. ultimately that trickles down to and affects fairfax county. >> fairfax county alone took in $23 billion in federal contracting money back in 2009. that's more than any other county in the country. and it's $3 billion more than washington, d.c. growth for contracting in fairfax county has been explosive to back in 1980 federal contracting dollars totaled just $1.7 billion. why is nova been such a big draw for federal contracting dollars and the big salary jobs that come with them? one word for you. dulles. the international airport provides easy access to washington on its limited access highway. dulles also provides connections to both national and international markets. but it's alr
with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. >>> all righty. see the cars in front of the white house? that is the president's motorcade. the first family is going to go to the ellipse to light the national christmas tree. a little behind schedule, but it is beautiful. they have some great a-list talent there, entertaining the people who are gathered down there, including our own doug kammerer, who we'll be checking with in just a few minutes, when the president gets there and the first family lights the tree and begin the christmas season. it will be happening momentarily, right after dan does the sports. >> beautiful down there. wow. >> it doesn't feel like christmas to hockey fans. >> no. but we do have some good news. because hockey is back at verizon center for at least to
will come from operations and technology functions that support the business. >>> netflix announced a massive deal with disney. netflix will have exclusive rights to run disney movies first. the deal will cost the movie company, get this, $300 million starting next year. but analysts new say the deal might have been a little too expensive. a lot of money. >>> coming up, a hospital worker tricked into revealing information about kate middleton's medical condition. >> and find out why a divorce is sparking protest overseas. o [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ . >>> an update on the royal pregnancy. prince william visited his wife kate at the hospital today. she's been there the past three days recovering from a severe form of morning sickness. the royal couple is expectin
of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. ro price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? >> >> brian: he dreamed of blowing up 10 synagogues in new york city. he will now spend 10 years behind bars and then deported. he got the sentence in exchange for pleading guilty. he could have gotten 32 years or if they asked me to be on the jury . it is that time of year again, the crib making its annual come back. of applause in the control room. it returns on december 17th. as long as the mcrib is out we are happy. steve smile. >> steve: i love the mcrib. put it in m
process known as fracking, new technology to get oil in every nook and cranny. some coined a phrase saudi america for america's projected energy boom over the next decade. a report from last month from the international energy watchdog says the u.s. could unseat saudi arabia as the world's top oil producer by the year 2020. >>> quick market check this morning, u.s. stock futures are up, fiscal cliff uncertainty could continue to weigh on stocks until it's resolved. we're getting a lot of economic news this week with the jobs report on friday. so i expect to see hurricane sandy was at play in there. >> figuring into that report. looking forward to that. >>> first it was republicans throwing the president's fiscal cliff plan right back at him. now it's the president's turn. he rejected an offer that included no raise in tax rates for the top 2% of americans, seemed to indicate a little wiggle room on his insistence the taxes go up for the wealthy from 35% to 39.6%. here's what he told bloomberg tv. >> do they have to go up to 39.6% now? >> let me sort of describe the process here for you, j
to streamlining security, this bill will incentivize our foreign partners to improve the technology that they use to screen checked luggage we the matly should increase the level of security of inbound flights to the united states. the legislation will reduce the number of missed connections and other hassles associated with redundant baggage screening that can become barriers to international travel and tour esm. it's a win-win for the airline industry and t.s.a. by shortening the time necessary for transit and transfer. i urge the adoption of the bill and common sense of this bipartisan bill, and i reserve the balance of my time the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from mississippi. mr. thompson: madam speaker, i rise in strong support of s. 3542, the no hassle flying act of 2012. and yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. thompson: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i support this legislation because it represents a commonsense proposal to make air travel more convenient and has
.s. maybe is making a turn here. >> i find mcdonald's is levered to new products, levered to menu technology. they do invent things. my hat's off to janet. they had this number last week. reminds people, again, they've been right down, and up. mcdonald's is one of those things where joe asked me from squawk when we were talking, i said, i think this is a for real term. if they continue to innovate. i may this may not be your cup of tea, burger, but innovation s higher. >> they tried to sell it to consumers as opposed to their extra value menu, which is a little bit higher price point. that combined with these product innovations, they're very cognizant of margins when they're trying to push iced mixed drinks. the sandwich -- which i've not tried. >> you said cheddar/baconburger. >> it looks like they're going to remain modest at best. margins are going to be a bigger piece. i think adjusted for the number of days in the month, the numbers were a little more modest. 1.3, something like that. still a beat above expectations. >> there had been a fear once they start posting calorie numbers, tha
, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> welcome back to squawk. happy monday. today in the "wall street journal" suggesting netflix could end up doomed with its success with children. netflix just for kids get more popular. companies like viacom get accurate. companies provide netflix with most of its content in a kids' focused section. the journal says at some point the suppliers will probably want to charge netflix more or they might even stop selling to netflix. that's been a huge problem for them when it comes to contend more broadly. >> time for the global markets report. kelly evans standing by in london. you rise above over there, kelly. is it vienna, bernanke? what is most -- what do you think is most important to you? it has to b
substance, the technology may be winning. and this is a report that i did not expect. because it also means that at&t is -- the margins have to go down because they're subsidizing more apple phones than they thought. >> i don't know how you're going to do it. you're going to do this hour from the hill, come back and do mad tonight. i think there's a holiday party. >> you don't realize, it's an identical twin. i'm standing here going down to the holiday party at the white house. >> more energy than any mere mortal. when we come back, senator mark warner, democrat of virginia, part of our special day, the long focus on the fiscal cliff, rise above d.c., and the opening bell in just about four minutes. >>> the there is no mass-produced human. every human being is unique. and there is one store that recognizes it. the sleep number store. the only place in the world you'll find the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. an exclusive collection of innovations that totally individualize your sleep. perfectly comfortable pillows that adjust to your size and shape. temperature-balancin
. technology is constantly churning old jobs and turning them into new ones. but there's one bottom line we know, joe, and that's this. every good new job requires more education and more skill. the basis of the american middle class for the last 50 years, or the 50 years after world war ii was something called the high-wage middle-skilled job. but the relentless march of globalization and technology is really eliminating that. now there's only a high-wage, high-skilled job. and there's no answer other than certainly more education. i don't know what else we need. everyone's going to have to upgrade their skills. >> what does that mean for the future not only of unions but the future of the strong, vibrant middle class where people get living wages, they get health care, they get workplace safety. it seems like a bleak picture. >> i worry about this. there's no question about it, joe. i can just tell you, you think about a columnist for "the new york times," very easy for you to say. what do you care? how has my job changed? i just came from a long trip, russia, syria, israel, egypt. here's
experience. around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs - each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. >> greta: get on your feet. that's exactly what one former senator is doing to avoid the fiscal cliff. in a new web video, senator alan simpson dancing gangnam style to get his debt reduction message out to young people. >> stop instagramming your breakfast and tweeting your problems and getting on youtube so you can see began nagangnamstyle. start using those precious social media skills to go out and sign people up on this baby, three people a week. let it grow and don't forget, take part or get taken apart. boy, these old coots will clean out the treasury before you get there. >> greta: it's part of a campaign to get young people involved in the fiscal debate. is the video effective? go to
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a new high. >> joe terranova. >> technology, apple on the table. >> we bought qualcomm for the same reason, positioned yesterday. >> mr. weiss. >> i'm with josh, qualcomm for a long time, goes a lot higher. >> stocks not too far from the highs of the day. tune into fast money at 5:00 p.m. eastern time and our special coverage, mission critical, rise above continues from the nation's capital right now. >> time is running out. >> right now the american people have to be scratching their heads. when is the president going to get serious. >> washington remains. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses and it is not a game i will play. >> but the fiscal cliff still looms. cnbc has called on lawmakers to rise above gridlock and reach a deal. now we're beating down their doors. live from our nation's capital, this is a cnbc special report. mission critical, rise above d.c. >>> welcome back from our nation's capital. i'm mario bartiromo with brian sullivan. we continue our fiscal cliff coverage, "mission critical, rise above d.c." we've heard a lot aft
-sectors in technology. >> one of the big things are growth is, it's really hard to find. so, when you find growth, you're going to pay more for it. what i like about this facebook idea now, every evaluation aficionado is going to be avoiding it. growth is very difficult to find in this environment. >> a name that walter had on his -- he likes,, which went to an all-time high today. okay, great. the last couple of years has grown at 35% a year, if you looked at it, 50% a year. but really, you know, betting that corp rate customers are so far behind the curve that they're going to take this thing to multiples, at least, that right now are very unsustainable. i preface this with, saying, i'm a value investor, it's hard for me to chase a stock that really is somewhere between 200 and 300 times earnings. but that's what people are trying to do here and this scares me. >> if it trades at 200 times earnings, might as well be 500. both are ridiculous. just know that and understand that a lot of people know that and trade it. >> time now for pops and drops, the biggest movers of the day. pop for
gone too far. >> a whole another section of the grocery store for the technology that we think is not fully understood. >> reporter: there is no proven link between genetically altered food and health problems. they complain government scientists have not done enough independent work and ignore the unknown. they worry but have no proof this new fish will increase allergies and theorize its altered hormone system could somehow cause cancer. the fda's review of company data found those concerns unfounded. is this something i should be afraid of? >> man has been altering the nature of animals since man walked upright and began domesticating animals. arkansas . >> reporter: a new lab created meat in the pipeline for fda approval. very different and just the same as america's favorite fish dinner. >> same texture. >> eating frankenfish. >> please don't use that term. >> reporter: the fda won't say when it will give final approval. the company says it could go out of business before it does. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> and they'll run out of money soon, in january of next yea
-speed internet technology that's transforming the landscape for local businesses. tom foreman has details in this "building up america" report. >> reporter: in the bustling heart of kansas city, the pioneer spirit is burning brightly. entrepreneurs trading ideas, exploring concepts and much of it resolves around a handful of houses on a few beaten up blocks. where some small internet start-ups are drawing national attention. >> i can go local. >> mike farmer is the ceo of leap2, a company with a highly advances mobile search app. >> people stop by the office every day from boston, san francisco, or denver. it's fascinating. >> that must feel pretty good. >> yeah, it does. >> one big reason the companies are clustering here is that google chose this neighborhood to launch its much anticipated super high speed internet connection. 100 times faster than most internet links, google fiber allows massive video, data, and graphic files to move with astonishing feed, permitting development of whole new applications. under the plan, within the next two years, large sections of kansas city on both
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've heard of e-readers. this is e rider. it uses the same technologies e-readers, 50,000 erases you've erased on there, lasts 7 to 10 years. such a good artist. the jot has a magnet and comes in stylish colors. put that on your fridge. >> or your counter, instantly erase them, awesome. >> so you'll be saving the environment on that. >> if you're tired of buying make your own. >> soda stream revolution, one-touch technology. so easy to use, put the -- check that out, put the bottle inside there, snaps in there, pick the fizz you want, press it in there, it has a monitor that lets you know how much fizz you're putting in. 60 flavors to choose from none of which have high fructose corn syrup or aspartame. >> before we go, who doesn't want to throw their iphone into water? >> put that in there. this is the first android smartphone. drop it in there. you can get without a contract, $70 from boost mobile and it's water proof, three feet in 30 minutes and it won't ruin. >> no more running for the tub of rice. there you go. thank you so much, fun ideas. really appreciate it. time right now,
in oil and gas production as well. people talk about the technology and access on private lands. but if we did not have $12 gas and $85 oil, do not see the development -- you would not see development of unconventional is. -- unconventionals. host: robert from st. louis, missouri. caller: thank you for having me. i agree with the previous caller, who had some question as to whether we get complete information. i share that. i was wondering but specifically, brazil has converted pretty much to ethanol. i wonder whether government was responsible for that. i wonder why we have not made much stuff there. is clean coal in it? i've heard that it is. -- a muyth? yth? --a myth? i have heard that it is. why don't we have a push for household and commercial utilities to primarily use natural gas equipment, like water heaters, home heating, so one instead of having to generate electricity with other fuels? cote fracking, i've seen a documentary that showed people turning on their water faucets and they could actually like them. yet it seems to be -- light them. yet it seems to be sweepin
are really frustrated. >> what is available in technology today it is inexcusable the way this information is coming out to the public. their frustration is legitimate. martha: they hope they will have people back in their homes by sunday. good luck with that. bill: from a cash-strapped detroit, michigan. we shared this with you last hour. this is city council member pleading on behalf of the white house to deliver the goods for detroit to help it out with, help the city out with its current economic situation. have a listen to what was said in part and we'll explain more. >> after the election of jimmy carter mayor coleman alexander young, he went to washington, d.c. he came back with some bacon. that's what you do. that's what you do. this is, our people in after overwhelmingly supported the re-election of this president. there ought to be a quid pro quo and you also exercise leadership on that. of course not just that but why not? bill: so this is something that is being debated today. we talked about it last hour with stuart varney. what stuart's point was, if you start with detroit wh
uses launches like this to test technology for missiles that could be used to hit the u.s. but north korea insists the launches are only aimed at putting a satellite into satellite -- a satellite into orbit. >>> well, nelson mandela is in the hospital. he's getting care that's kint with -- that's consistent with his age, it's reported. he became south africa's first black president in 1994. he's now retired from public life. >>> coming up on 7:1. a sexual assault -- 7:18. a sexual lawsuit against the monetary fund could be settled in court. the lawsuit is against strauss- kahn by a housekeeper last year. today, the lawyers on both sides will update the judge on the status of the negotiations. >>> secret files on los angeles area priests accused of child sex abuse could soon become public. thousands of pages of top- secret church documents were kept for decades by the roman catholic archdiocese of los angeles. today, a judge will hear final objections from accused priests. they've been battling for five years over the release of the files. if the judge gives the green light after the
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